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US imposes sanctions on individuals, entities related to IS

IANS  |  Washington 

The said on Friday that it has imposed sanctions on three individuals and three entities for their alleged support of the Islamic States.

The designated people and entities were in the Philippines, and Somalia, according to a statement released by the Treasury, reported.

"Each individual and entity targeted has contributed to the spread of (IS)'s terror reach in their respective corner of the world," said Sigal Mandelker, Treasury under for terrorism and financial intelligence, in the statement.

As a result of the Treasury's action, any property or interests of the designated persons in the will be blocked and transactions by Americans involving these persons are generally prohibited.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 02:04 IST
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